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afternoon, i'm michelle griego. a day after the death of nelson mandela, much of the world has paused to reflect on his legacy and also his accomplishments. cbs reporter tara mergener is live in washington with more. >> reporter: mandela was an international icon. today millions are mourning his passing and celebrating his remarkable life. the flag is after half-staff at the south african embassy in washington. outside his home in johannesburg, mourners are gathering to remember the man they called madiba. a memorial service will be held tuesday and the outpouring of love says something with the caliber of the man who led the country out of apartheid. >> we'll always love madiba for teaching us that it is possible to overcome hatred and anger to build a new nation. >> reporter: messages are pouring in from around the world. from the dalai lama in india. >> we must [ indiscernible ] that sadness translate into determination. [ inaudible ] >> reporter: at the vatican pope francis applauded mandela for promoting human dignity and forging a new south africa. and at the white house, presid
mandela. president obama and first lady michelle obama departed on air force one just a short time ago. tomorrow's memorial service will also serve as a rare reunion for nearly all of the living american presidents. >>> kpix5cate courigan is in the news room. a real security challenge. >> reporter: 8000 mourners are expected to attend the memorial and authorities say thousands of police officers will be on hand. right now, a memorial outside of mandela's former home is growing as well as a crowd of south africa's that have come together since the death. >> police are preparing today for a memorial service for nelson mandela at a johannesburg soccer stadium. president obama leaves this morning for south africa where he'll attend the massive public memorial. former president's bush, clinton and carter will also be in attendance along with more than 50 heads of state, making it one of the largest gatherings of world leaders in recent history. >> this is a test for us. >> reporter: the head of south africa's national defense force says the country is prepared for the challenge of equipping
. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. frank is off this afternoon. >>> just one hour ago, several of the largest unions representing bart workers filed a lawsuit in alameda county court claiming the board of directors illegally broke an agreement on a new contract. mark kelly is live at the courthouse with the very latest developments. mark? >> reporter: well, michelle, this lawsuit makes three major claims. one, bart can't take back the total package agreement without good cause. and the unions say calling one part of that agreement a mistake is not good cause. claim 2 bart must execute the final agreement and claim 3, bart can't snip out one part of the agreement and essentially say no negotiating just take it or leave it. so here's a little background on this whole thing. the uproar has been over paid family leave. november 21, the bart board instructed management that paid family leave is costly. so they said first, get the family leave provision out of the contract. then and only then could they sign the contract saying it being in the final deal was a mistake. no surprise th
news this morning." >> your realtime captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald mallicoat. and i'm michelle griego. tis 6-- veloping this morn >>> good morning, everyone. it's monday, december 2. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> developing this morning, two earthquakes shook gilroy overnight. the first was magnitude 2.5 at 1:35 a.m. then a stronger quake struck at 2:05. that was magnitude 3.7. both were centered about 4 miles south-southeast of gilroy. we have had no reports of damage or injuries. >>> i'm mark kelly live in san francisco. the holiday shopping season is finally here. and fedex expects this to be its busiest day of the year. >> and crooks are also working overtime on this cyber monday. we have a couple of tips to protect yourself when you do shop online. >>> how about traffic, liz, what's going on? >> it is all about the fog this morning. especially over at the bay bridge toll plaza. lawrence will have more on this but it is impacting the morning commute. in fact, chp issued their own dense fog advisory for the eastern side of the bay bridge.
captioner is mrs. linda m. macdonald. >>> good morning, it's thursday, december 5. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. now 5:00 straight up. >> and we have breaking news right now from benicia. an elderly couple rush to the hospital because of serious smoke inhalation. their dog was also treated. a newspaper deliveryman smelled the smoke at the house on larkin drive about 2 a.m. and called 911. the fire was out within half an hour. but the home is just too damaged for the couple to return for now. >> time to check weather now. >>> the freezer that is the bay area, here's lawrence. >> yeah. coldest temperatures of the season by far in fact today the coldest day so far we have seen in quite some time. temperatures out the door, down into the 20s in the north bay valleys. check it out, 21 degrees in napa. they have briefly touched 19 just a little bit earlier. 24 in santa rosa. hard freeze in some of the north bay valleys. 28 livermore. 27 concord. chilly 34 degrees even in oakland. so freeze warnings are up all around the bay area. we have some very cold temperatures in place not only
on the precautions after several deaths from exposure. >> reporter: michelle, the cold weather is causing some serious concerns here in santa clara county. one community leader told me today that we are on day 4 of a local state of emergency in light of the deaths due to freezing. it's going to be another night to bundle up tight. and these empty beds won't be empty for long. >> we're still not at what we can take if people want to come in. but right now, we're definitely over capacity at that facility. >> reporter: over the past two nights, two of the life shelters in santa clara county have been over capacity. nicholas says they haven't turned anyone away yet. >> there's over 700 people who are homeless on any given night. even if we had all the beds full, there's still a lot of people sleeping outside. so we really need more blankets. >> reporter: here we shot feet of black ice along the caldecott tunnel. >> i've mostly been layering. so i wear a long sleeved shirt under a sweater, under a coat, and i always make sure it to wear a scarf. as far as once you get used to it being cold, you jus
'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. time for weather. and i guess the deep chill is on its way, right, lawrence? >> yeah, coming in our direction right now. we're starting out with patchy dense fog around the bay area. watch out for that. some of the visibilities less than a quarter mile near the coastline and some of the intier yar valleys. we are going to see clouds rolling in. much colder temperatures starting late this evening of and into tomorrow. in the meantime, out over the bay, you can see patchy, dense fog out there, just a thin layer but boy, you get caught in that it's very thick. 42 concord. 41 oakland. 48 san francisco. 44 san jose. this afternoon temperatures in the 60s. this is the last time you see 60s until next weekend or longer. let's check your "kcbs traffic" with elizabeth. >> thanks, lawrence. >>> we have a few minor fender- benders out there but nothing huge to slow you down. there is fog on the roads. this accident is now gone. all lanes are back open. this was in d.c. northbound 280 by hickey boulevard. still a little bit of slowin
bought a poinsettia. >> that's a start. >> michelle, did you get your tree yet? >> no, i haven't either. so much to do. i still have pumpkins all over the place. step up! >>> all right. let's go out live and show you what's going on in some of our bay area freeways. it's windy outside. the camera has been shaking back and forward so two hands on the wheel. i'm surprised chp has not issued wind advisories but so far a little gusty and it's not causing delays yet through the livermore valley. here's a live look at sensors now in the east bay. looks good up and down the nimitz freeway even though there is a stall reported northbound 880 by fruitvale exit so i keep waiting to hear if there will be delays behind it but right now you're good to go past the oakland coliseum, the oakland airport. this is a live look closer to 66th exit and here's the bay bridge. there's a stalled truck carrying concrete blocking a lane. may take a while to clear but traffic is light approaching the pay gates over at the bay bridge. san francisco 280 another live look. we sent our photographer out this morning n
'm juliette goodrich. frank and michelle have the morning off. new this morning, firefighters are looking for the person who lived in this san jose mobile home. it was destroyed by a fire overnight. you can see the home completely gutted. the fire started at 2 a.m. in the casa alondre mobile home park on monterey road. firefighters didn't find anyone and neighbors don't think he was home at the time of the fire. >>> we have live team coverage of the freeze warning. cold temperatures gripping much of the bay area. kiet do live in fremont where temperatures are in the 30s. but we start with lawrence karnow. he means business with a turtleneck on in the weather center. >> throughout the day and the next five to seven days these temperatures are going to be chilly. out the doors the skies have cleared out. the winds have started to subside. we have seen some very cold temperatures. freeze warnings up for almost the entire bay area. overnight lows in the 20s and 30s. throughout the day temperatures not going to be a whole lot warmer. starting out at 29 degrees in santa rosa. get a little wind
donald. >>> good morning, friday, december 6. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> there is mr. nelson mandela a free man taking his first steps into a new south africa. >> south africa and the world mourns the loss of a hero and an icon. nelson mandela was 95. he spent decades fighting apartheid in his native south africa. >> i'm anne makovec live in the newsroom. as the world remembers mandela, we here in the bay area remember his-historic visit to the east bay and congressional legislation and divesting in south africa. >> reporter: bundle up. it is still cold out here. i'm kiet do. we have a live report. >>> yeah, freezing temperatures again around the bay area. freeze warnings are up. what a chilly day. this is the third day in a row of freezing temperatures showing up outside. some of those numbers dropping off under clear skies this morning into the 20s and 30s. now 23 in santa rosa. 28 in concord. 39 in san francisco. and 30 degrees in livermore. so a very cold start to the day again freeze warnings until 9:00. then clouds roll in in the middle of th
and causing mass confusion among riders. good afternoon, i'm juliette goodrich. frank and michelle are off today. we are following breaking news in the east bay this afternoon. a malfunction on a barred train this morning caused it to stall out in a tunnel between rockridge and orinda stations. some cars quickly filled with smoke, sending several passengers to the hospital. anne makovec is live at the orinda station with more on the breakdown and the panic that followed. anne. >> reporter: oh, really was a mess. all told, nine people were treated for medical issues and we just found out from the fire department saying it was not smoke, it was brake dust that was filling the bart cars. but it affected a lot of people negatively. 700 people were stuck inside a tunnel inside a train for almost an hour and the entire pittsburg-bay point bart line was affected for most of the morning. passengers were taken out on stretchers once they arrived at the rockridge bart station this morning. the train they were riding had suddenly stopped in the berkeley hills tunnel partially filled with smoke. >> an
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. i'm michelle griego. ,,,, >>> here's a look at the forecast in some cities around the country. washington, d.c., will be cloudy with diminishing rain. atlanta, partly cloudy. partly sunny in st. louis. mostly cloudy in denver and partly sunny in seattle. >>> here's today's top stories. a dangerous mix of ice, snow, and freezing rain will make a mess of the morning commute across the northeast and mid-atlantic. thousands of flights have been canceled. winter weather advisories and warnings are in effect from missouri to maine. >>> and president obama leaves today for south africa. he'll attend tuesday's memorial for nelson mandela. former presidents bush, clinton, and carter will also attend. >>> merrill newman, the elderly korean war veteran held for several weeks in north korea, said he was treated well during his detainment. newman said on sunday he was kept in a hotel room, not a prison cell. he arrived back in california on saturday. when asked if he planned any more trips abroad, newman said his wife is now in charge of his passport. >>> and musicians billy joel, herbie h
'm michelle griego. time n 6:31. homeless in santa clara county ride a bus the only vta line that runs 24 hours a day. kiet do road the bus that many call hotel 22 and kiet, you rode it overnight. >> reporter: yeah. for a couple of bucks you can get a safe warm dry place to stay overnight. this is a story that we have been wanting to tell for quite some time. it turns out in the south bay, when it gets to freezing cold temperatures and you're homeless you don't have a lot of options. it's the first cold wet night of the season in san jose. and the shelters are full. but there is one place with vacancies. welcome to route 22, the vta bus line that goes 25 miles from eastridge mall to palo alto and back. it runs 24 hours a day and around midnight it takes on a different name, hotel 22. >> because it's safer to be on that bus than it is to be anywhere else. and so it's become by default a shelter. it's just a moving shelter. >> reporter: for james breslin a 55-year-old former tech worker who has fallen on hard times this warm dry place for the nice cost him $2.50. if he weren't here, he says
morning, it's wednesday, december 4. i'm anne makovec. >> i'm juliette goodrich. frank and michelle have the morning off. >> let's check in with lawrence because it is going to be a cold one out there. just the beginning of the cold snap, lawrence. >> yeah. really is. i think we have some colder weather ahead today. a chilly start widespread frost even at the coastline coastline. that cold air really coming in from the gulf of alaska and diving right into the bay area. so these temperatures taking a nosedive this morning. it is now 29 degrees in santa rosa, 29 in napa. 36 degrees in fremont. and 39 degrees in san jose. so even inside the bay we are seeing some cold temperatures and probably colder over the next hour and a half or so. so we have freeze warnings up for almost the entire bay area for this morning and again i think a colder night overnight tomorrow night and into tomorrow morning. that's when we'll see some very cold temperatures around the bay area. highs today are still going to only be on the chilly side. it will be sunny and bright but these numbers only in the 40s and t
house is getting involved in the push for his release. good afternoon, i'm frank mallicoat. michelle is on assignment. >>> 85-year-old merrill newman has be detained in north korea now for more than a month. kpix 5's mark kelly is in our newsroom. we're learning that newman apparently in good health. mark. >> reporter: frank, swedish diplomats have been able to visit him giving him medication for his heart. the obama administration is now urging for newman's release citing his advanced age and health conditions. >> i can understand that in u.s. and western countries, there is misleading information and propaganda about pprk. >> reporter: north korean state media released this video over the weekend of detained american tourist 85-year-old merrill newman reading a handwritten apology. pyongyang said newman admits he is guilty of big crimes when he fought for the u.s. in the korean war killing civilians, working with anticommunist guerrillas and planning now 60 years later to try to meet up with them. the video shows newman signing the four-page statement he read on camera dated novemb
is gripping the bay area and a freeze warning remains in effect for the region. good afternoon, i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. people down in san jose were bundled up today, coats, scarves, hoods have been on all day long in hopes of staying warm. down in gilroy workers busy covering plants with tarps and moving them indoors. the smaller trees are more vulnerable in overnight freezing temperatures. lawrence karnow in the weather center with how long we'll be in the deep freeze. >> concerned about the cold temperatures, the third night we are looking at below freezing temperatures again especially in some of the interior valleys. freeze warnings have now been extended until tomorrow morning. expecting another round of these temperatures dipping down into the low 20s and the 30s. we actually had some temperatures dropping down into the teens early this morning. the overnight lows are forecasted to be slightly warmer than last night but it is still going to be cold. about 25 degrees in the napa valley. 26 in santa rosa. 32 and freezing in san rafael. i think even ins
heading into and out of san francisco but some of our travel times ar building. >>> i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's nearly 5:30. kiet do is freezing in san jose right now. tgif, kiet! >> reporter: enjoying use that term loosely. there's not a lot of frost to knock off your car but check it out. it's actually coming off pretty easy just a light brushing with your hand. it's not going to be so bad going to work. for some businesses, though, the cold weather is profitable. >> the temperature is dropping and that means cold, hard cash. at pelican rocking in walnut creek sweaters are selling briskly. >> sales jumped over 500% on sweaters and jackets. cold winds, hey, okay, now it's time to layer up. >>> reporter: at the ice cream shop next door hot chocolate sales are up 60%. ice cream sales haven't dipped that much, either. so not a lot of moisture in the sky. but that's changing. here's lawrence. >> we are going to see rain and maybe a little snow, kiet. wouldn't that be neat to see the mountains capped can snow? that could happen. cold temperatures out the
that matter on kpix 5 news this morning. >>> good morning. it's monday, december 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:00. time for weather. and i guess the deep chill is on its way, right, lawrence? >> yeah, coming in our directri
the tracks. jeff pegues, don dahler, and michelle miller are on the story. >> reporter: how scary were those few seconds? >> scariest moments of my life. >> pelley: today the health care web site was supposed to be fixed. wyatt andrews on how it's working. amazon experiments with delivery by drone. mark strassmann on the coming wave of pilotless planes. and jim axelrod introduces us to math genius john urschel who sure knows how to divide a defensive line. >> i feel like it's what i'm here to do. >> reporter: which one, the football or the math? >> both. capt captioning sponsored by cbs
morning, everyone. it's tuesday, december 3. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 on your tuesday. >> and developing overnight, a raging fire that gutted a five- story building in boston is finally out. within minutes, flames were burning out of control. firefighters were ordered not to enter the building after the fire blew out several windows. according to officials, janitors were inside when the fire started. everyone was evacuated safely without any injuries. >>> looks chilly there. it is chilly here and i guess chains are required with snow in the sierra. >> it is. there are chain requirements for 50 and highways 89. none required for 880. there's highway 50 traffic -- supposed to be highway 50. here's a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. no problems this morning coming into san francisco. and now that we're right at 5:00, they should have just picked up the cones that had been blocking lanes on the incline portion of westbound 80. so you're good to go. here's a live look at the san mateo bridge. i mentioned that smallish fender-bender. they
morning. it is wednesday, december 4. i'm anne makovec. >> i'm juliette goodrich. frank and michelle have the morning off. >> it is just about 4:30. and boy, the headline in the weather department is cold. >> yeah, it's getting chilly. i had to chip the ice off the window before going to work. i live near the coastline. temperatures cold likely to drop over the next couple of hours. 30s and 40s now although i have seen some 20s in some of the valleys. we'll talk about that coming up. >> no big accidents out there now but we have a lot of overnight roadwork. there were more than a dozen construction projects overnight. a lot of it is wrapped up but there's still some lanes blocked northbound 880 from 16th to broadway. so we'll break down -- what's today? >> wednesday. >> -- your wednesday morning commute, coming up. "hump day"! >>> a bay area man claims an off-duty cop took him down and broke his arm. kpix 5 reporter joe vazquez with more on this unusual road rage story that will probably end up in court. >> reporter: the two men pulled over the side of the highway to exchange insurance in
'm juliette goodrich. frank and michelle have the morning off. >> let's check in with lawrence because it is going to be a cold one out there. just the beginning of the cold snap, lawrence. >> yeah. really is. i think we have some colder weather ahead today. a chilly start widespread frost even at the coastline coastline. that cold air really coming in from the gulf of alaska and diving right into the bay area. so these temperatures taking a nosedive this morning. it is now 29
'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. now 5:00 straight up. >> and we have breaking news right now from benicia. an elderly couple rush to the hospital because of serious smoke inhalation. their dog was also treated. a newspaper deliveryman smelled the smoke at the house on larkin drive about 2 a.m. and called 911. the fire was out within half an hour. but the home is just too damaged for the couple to return for now. >> time to check weather now. >>> the freezer that is the bay area, here's lawrence. >> yeah. coldest temperatures of the season by far in fact today the coldest day so far we have seen in quite some time. temperatures out the door, down into the 20s in the north bay valleys. check it out, 21 ee
. macdonald. >>> good morning, friday, december 6. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. nearly 5:00 on your friday now. we have live coverage of our top story this morning in johannesburg and all around the world. people are mourning the loss of nelson mandela. these are live pictures from south africa as people gather outside his home. the leader died yesterday at the age of 95. for a third morning in a row it's freezing in the bay area and there's rain in the forecast today. maybe even a little snow. for more on that here's lawrence. >> that cold air getting trapped in the bay area. we have an approaching system and yeah, we could see some no in our local mountains. it is mostly clear and very cold maybe not quite as cold in some spots this morning but still, down to 24 degrees in santa rosa. 39 in san francisco. 29 livermore. freeze warnings until 9 a.m. today and then we may catch a brief break but they may be reissued again saturday night into sunday. looks like by the afternoon, we'll see some changes coming our way today a clear start to the day but by the middle
patta, mark phillips, and michelle miller. anthony mason on the best jobs report since the great recession. but what kind of jobs is the economy creating? an ice storm causes havoc t middle of the country. manuel bojorquez is there. and allen pizzey on the years that made the man. >> for 18 of the 27 years he spent in prison, nelson mandela walked down this corridor everyday and at the end of that walk there was no freedom, there was this. >> reporter: with bob simon on the moment he was free. >> after 27 years, his head was high and his fist was clenched.
dennis o'neill had been riding for less than 20 minutes. he tells michelle miller the train never slowed down before it derailed. >> you could hear people screaming and crying. it actually took me a couple seconds to gather the fact that i was okay and i was alive. >> reporter: dennis o'neill was on the metro north train heading to new york city on sunday. less than 20 minutes after boarding, the train derailed at - more than 80 miles an hour. >> cut the turn and flopped over hard. as we were sliding down, a lot of the windows had blown out, a lot of dirt was blowing through. at that point there was nothing to do but cover up. we had time to think and i was waiting for the worst to happen to tell you the truth. >> reporter: how scary were those few seconds? >> scariest moments of my life yes. >> reporter: just after the train hurdled off the tracks o'neill tried to help an injured passenger. >> she could sit up. she was bleeding pretty badly. >> reporter: the front of the train corridor was jammed shut. he made his way to the back where he was met by firefig
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